Robertson wants non-English stars to play in Team GB


By Tom Degun at SportAccord in London

April 6 – Sport and Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson has stated that he wants to see non-English footballers, such as Gareth Bale (pictured) and Aaron Ramsey of Wales, permitted to represent Great Britain at the London 2012 Games so as to not be denied the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in a home Olympics.

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Anson tight lipped on BOA role


By Andrew Warshaw

April 5 – Andy Anson, the public face ofEngland’s failed 2018 World Cup campaign, declined to comment today on reports that he is close to being appointed a non-executive director of the British Olympic Association (BOA).

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West Ham probe racism claims


By David Gold

April 4 – West Ham have pledged to take seriously and investigate claims that the families of forwards Victor Obinna and Frederic Piquionne were racially abused during the 4-2 defeat to Manchester United last weekend.

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